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Poster - Line up properly with runway
  • Line up properly with runway
    Directorate of Air Traffic & Safety
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Line up properly with runway

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    United Kingdom (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1946 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Directorate of Air Traffic & Safety (issued by)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    colour lithograph

  • Credit Line:

    Gift of the American Friends of the V&A; Gift to the American Friends by Leslie, Judith and Gabri Schreyer and Alice Schreyer Batko

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case Y, shelf 67, box E

Physical description

Simple block geometric composition of a runway and horizon; the runway is white and grey. The horizon is printed in a gradation from blue into yellow. A broken red line points to the runway. Bottom half of the sheet dominated by a generic fighter plane in dark grey.

Place of Origin

United Kingdom (made)


ca. 1946 (made)


Directorate of Air Traffic & Safety (issued by)

Materials and Techniques

colour lithograph

Marks and inscriptions

Line up properly with/ runway

When landing and taking off

Directorate of Air Traffic & Safety, and Directorate of Safety Education D-L-6


Height: 55.6 cm, Width: 43.1 cm

Descriptive line

"Line Up Properly with Runway" Directorate of Air Traffic & Safety poster. United Kingdom, ca. 1946.


Paper; Ink


Colour lithography

Subjects depicted

Runway; Airplanes; Safety


Prints; Posters


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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